Read ‘Satellite Mapping, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City’ by Professor Sanjay Srivastava, British Academy Visiting Fellow 2018 and Professor of Sociology, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University … More Satellite Mapping, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City
About the competition The Urban Futures research domain, Department of Geography, King’s College London invites members of the public to submit photographs on one of our 5 domain research themes: urban futures, smart cities, inclusive cities, everyday cities and sustainable cities. KCL Urban Futures Photography Competition 2018 The winning photo for each of the 5 domain themes will … More KCL Urban Futures Photography Competition 2018
Find out more about the call for Early Career Researcher applications to participate in the Urban Futures research domain ‘Learning from Small Cities’ project 2-day workshop from 1-2 August 2018 at King’s College London. … More Call For Early Career Researcher Applications: ‘Learning from Small Cities’ 2-Day Workshop 1-2 August 2018 at King’s College London
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We have now come to the end of the first phase of fieldwork for the Disconnected Infrastructures project, based in Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala. (c) Esri Basemaps, 2017 We set out to explore the links – and disconnects – between women’s experiences of the city, public…
Find out about our PhD Student Conference organised by the PhD students working within the Urban Futures research domain at the Department of Geography, King’s College London … More Urban Futures PhD Students Conference
Find our more about a Post-Doctoral job opportunity to work on a Urban Futures research domain, Department of Geography, King’s College London research project … More Post-Doctoral Job Opportunity
Dr Ayona Datta’s ESRC Urban Transformations network research bid for Newton funds to conduct research on smart cities in India has been successful. Find out more about the research project. … More Learning from Small Cities
How and in what ways might emerging forms of playful urbanism become central to imagining, and indeed realizing, the future city? Can play be used to deliver radically sustainable and progressive alternatives to the neoliberal city? … More Towards playful urban futures? Animating, experimenting and participating in the city as playground.
Read ‘India’s experiments with smart urban futures’ by Dr Ayona Datta … More India’s Experiments With Smart Urban Futures
the city inside out Habitat and Living in Plural Cities Watch this new film produced by the British Academy as part of their Urban Futures series. Abstract: Is our understanding of urban infrastructure changing? Do we need to move beyond discussions about ‘smart cities’ and digital innovation? What pathways exist for the city of the … More Film: Habitat and Living in Plural Cities
Book Review of The Enemies of Progress – The Dangers of Sustainability Austin Williams, Imprint Academic, Copyright 2008, 153 pages The Enemies of Progress: The Dangers of Sustainability wants to challenge – with a modernist approach – and provoke the reader to think/rethink, and further to recognise that human’s progress is under attack by … More A Critical Read of the Ambiguity of Sustainability
A creative addition to the Understanding Sustainable Cities core module, students took part in a photo competition. … More MA/MSc Sustainable Cities: Photo Competition
Read ‘Future cities: renarrating human agency’ by Dr Rob Cowley … More Future cities: renarrating human agency
Read ‘What Can Urban Sustainability Experiments Do?’ by Dr Rob Cowley and Dr Rob Philips … More What Can Urban Sustainability Experiments Do?
Read about the (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power and Resistance conference. Urban Futures research domain PhD student Jacob Fairless Nicholson co-organised the student-led conference in the Autumn term of 2017, hosted by the LSE PhD academy and funded by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership … More (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power and Resistance